Art21: Art in the Twenty-First Century
This series presents artists speaking directly to the audience and encourages viewers to find their own innate abilities to engage contemporary art and explore creative thinking and self-expression. Each program has been loosely organized around a broad category or theme that can help audiences analyze, compare, contrast and juxtapose the artists profiled.
Art21: Art in the Twenty-First Century Previous Broadcasts
Los Angeles (Episode #803H)
KQED 9: Tue, Sep 27, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
Featured are Diana Thater's immersive video installations; Liz Larner's experimental abstract sculptures; Tala Madani, who skewers stereotypes in satirical paintings; and Edgar Arceneaux, who examines history through drawing and performance.
Mexico City (Episode #802H)
KQED 9: Wed, Sep 21, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
Featured are Damian Ortega, who makes sculptures from ordinary objects; Pedro Reyes, who designs solutions to social problems; Minerva Cuevas, who creates interventions in public space; and feature filmmaker Natalia Almada.
- KQED Life: Mon, Sep 26, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED Life: Sun, Sep 25, 2016 -- 11:00 PM
Chicago (Episode #801H)
KQED Life: Sun, Sep 18, 2016 -- 11:00 PM
Featured are Nick Cave, who creates wearable objects blending fashion and movement; sculptor and urban planner Theaster Gates; Barbara Kasten, who makes photographs and video projections; and cartoonist Chris Ware, a pioneer of the graphic novel.
- KQED 9: Tue, Sep 20, 2016 -- 1:30 PM
- KQED Life: Mon, Sep 19, 2016 -- 5:00 AM